Jazz Studies Minor

Minor in Jazz Studies Audition Information

If you would like to declare a Minor in Jazz you will have to play a short audition. The audition includes the following requirements. All performances must be solo without accompaniment.

All melody instruments: Performance of the melody and 2 choruses of improvisation on "Tenor Madness" by Sonny Rollins

Singers: Performance of the melody of "On the Sunny Side of the Street"

Pianists/Guitarists: Performance of the melody, 2 choruses of improvisation and 2 choruses ofchordal accompaniment on "Tenor Madness" by Sonny Rollins

Bassists: Performance of the melody and 2 choruses of walking bass on "Tenor Madness" by Sonny Rollins

Drummers: Performance of 32 bars of medium swing.

Due to Covid-19 auditions will be held online in 2020. To submit your audition video please log in to Brightspace and select "Ensemble Auditions". You will find a tab for "Minor in Jazz" with a video upload tool.

The deadline is September 7th 11.59pm NDT.

For questions, please contact Florian Hoefner at fhoefner@mun.ca.

Parts for Download
Tenor Madness - Bass Clef instruments
Tenor Madness - Bb instruments
Tenor Madness - C instruments
Tenor Madness - Eb instruments
On the Sunny Side of the Street - Singers

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